When I turn on the head lights the dash lights turn off why how do I fix this

Asked by Nov 16, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


depending on the car, the dash lights get dimmer so they don't blind you at night. there should be a knob on the dash to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel. many times it is the same switch you use to turn on the interior lights.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • head lights 4 answers

    when I turn on my headlights my dash lights go out. Battery is fine and truck still runs fine

    2000 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB


    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to fix my head lights 3 answers

    my lights will not shut off after turning key off

    1991 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 500SL


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 Solara Conv. when lights are on dash lights got out. How do I fix this? 1 answer

    When my daytime running lights are on, everything is fine in the dash. But when night falls and the headlights are either turned on by my or by the auto switch, the ddisplay lights go off. Thoughts?

    2007 Toyota Camry Solara 2 Dr Sport Convertible


    Maintenance & Repair

  • head light problem 4 answers

    head light is not turned on at turn on position

    2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Ultimate


    Maintenance & Repair

  • why won't my dashboard lights including heater, radio, speed, etc. come on when I turn on my head lights? 3 answers

    Tonight for the first time, (this was after it was dark out..) I turne on my headlights..they work, but the dash board lights went out..all across the dashboard...all except the green drive light an...

    2006 Toyota Camry


    Maintenance & Repair


Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 163,320
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 89,540
#3 tenspeed
Reputation 72,640
View All